Policing and Protecting Your Trademark

Congratulations! You got your trademark registered with the US PTO. You have an officially registered trademark blessed by the United States government. If you think that was the hard part, it is not. Now comes the hard part of policing, protecting, and maintaining your trademark. Let’s start with the basics. In order to maintain the… Continue Reading

Are Those Online Agreements Enforceable?

To answer the question in a very lawyery way…It all depends. This post from Business Law Post talks about the different kinds of online form contracts as well as how enforceable they may be. The threshold question, which is quite important, is whether a contract was actually intended to be formed. Unlike ink and paper contracts,… Continue Reading

The Making of a Strong Trademark

Companies who are looking to build a brand should also be thinking about trademarks and how to create a strong trademark. When I am consulted as an attorney, I am often asked about what goes into a strong trademark. So before launching into what a strong trademark is, I should set the stage for intellectual… Continue Reading